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leases

Synonyms: 
leasehold

A contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified period in exchange for a specified rent.

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World now knows Botswana’s dirty little land secret
25 October 2020
Botswana

The first ever global dataset that quantifies tenure insecurity puts Botswana in a category of countries with the highest land and property insecurity.In terms of the Prindex, a methodology for measuring tenure security for land and property around the globe, more than 30 percent of Botswana’s adults (18+ years of age) feel insecure about their land or property rights.

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5 January 2019
Ethiopia

Throughout human history, private property has been a subject of debates. In some societies and communities, private property has become a foundation of democracy and freedom. In some others, strict control over property and severe limitations imposed on property ownership and rights created a framework for reducing inequality and eliminating socio-economic disparities.

Case 2.1 – Special Agricultural Business Lease (SABL)
7 January 2019
Papua New Guinea

On July 21, 2011 the then Acting Prime Minister Sam Abal announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate 77 land leases which were issued under the Somare government’s Special Agriculture & Business Leases (SABL).

4 March 2021
India

Documented as part of the World Bank study Land Policy Reform for Agricultural Transformation in India by NRMC Centre for Land Governance, this series of case studies analyzes recent interventions by government and non-government organizations to secure land tenure rights for poor farmers—especially the landless, tenants and women, resulting in increased access to agricultural land, ma

Pakistan: ETPB “sides” with land grabbers who encroached houses of Sikhs
23 December 2020
Pakistan

True to its reputation, Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) is once again trying to forcibly occupy a prime land which has been given on lease to Teerath Singh, a Sikh resident of Nankana Sahib.    

Over 100 lease holders registered to develop alluvial mining
26 November 2020
Papua New Guinea

MORE than 100 lease holders have registered with the newly established Morobe Alluvial Mining Limited (MAML) to participate in the alluvial mining project in the areas of Wau and Bulolo in the Morobe province.

Morobe Governor Gibson Saonu said it has been three years of hard work.

Ajaji Community protesting against the leasing of their land
21 April 2020
Nigeria

The people of Ajaji community in Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, are not happy with the state government. Right under their nose, the state government allegedly leased out a large chunk of their land to a private firm with interest in agriculture.

Felda plans to regain control of 350,000ha land leased to FGV, says chairman
18 October 2020
Malaysia


Main photo: Felda intends to reclaim some 350,000 hectares of land that it has leased to FGV Holdings Berhad to shore up its financial position. — Reuters pic

Farmers brave bullets, prison for community land titles
6 October 2020
Thailand

Main photo: The family of Chai Bunthonglek, a farmer who was killed in 2015 in a community farm in Klong Sai Pattana in Surat Thani province in southern Thailand, Aug 24, 2020. (Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran)

An aerial view shows housing in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri
29 April 2020
Ethiopia

Human rights groups want a moratorium on demolitions and forced evictions of informal settlements under COVID-19

NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scores of Ethiopian families are at risk of contracting the new coronavirus after authorities demolished their makeshift houses and left them homeless, human rights groups said on Wednesday.

17 April 2020
Asia
South-Eastern Asia
Laos

Authorities in Laos’ Luang Prabang province arrested three rural villagers for trespassing after they tried to mine gold on land granted in a concession to a Chinese company, RFA has learned.

10 September 2018
India
Although they are often the actual cultivators, the lack of land rights among women farmers in Odisha has resulted in chronic distress because they are unable to get government loans or compensation over crop loss

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